Police: Financial Sustainability

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:44 pm on 12th September 2018.

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Photo of Kevin Foster Kevin Foster Conservative, Torbay 12:44 pm, 12th September 2018

I welcome my right hon. Friend’s commitment to ensuring that the police have the powers they need. We had the Counter-Terrorism and Border Security Bill on the Floor of the House yesterday, and the Offensive Weapons Bill will soon come to the House for our consideration. Can he reassure me and my constituents that he understands the pressures being faced by the police, not least those being caused by the use of drugs such as Spice?